Active Standard ASTM D2511 | Developed by Subcommittee: D02.L0.05
Book of Standards Volume: 05.01
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Significance and Use
Solid lubricant coatings are applied to surfaces that are exposed to heat and cold to such a degree that in many cases liquid lubricants are not practical. Adherence under these conditions is mandatory to preserve the bearing surfaces during sliding motion.
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the resistance of dry solid film lubricants to deterioration when subjected to temperature extremes.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A167 Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium-Nickel Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
D2510 Test Method for Adhesion of Solid Film Lubricants
D4175 Terminology Relating to Petroleum, Petroleum Products, and Lubricants
U.S. Federal SpecificationP-D-680 Dry Cleaning Solvent Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098.
ICS Number Code 75.100 (Lubricants, industrial oils and related products)